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Social Work Alumna Transcends Borders

Stephany Herzog (’09) has put her skills to use in a country without traditional social workers: Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

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2016 Social Work Sendoff Photos

May 10, 2016

The Social Work Department congratulates its 2016 B.S.W. graduates.

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SW Department Furthers Professional Development

May 4, 2016

On March 24th, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and CEO of Integration Solutions, Inc. Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson, facilitated “Trauma Present, Trauma Past” to a group of nearly 50 social work professionals made up of fieldwork instructors and alumni.

PHOTO: JMU team holding winning checkJMU Students Care for Caregivers

April 28, 2016

JMU team placed first in the "Caring for the Caregiver Hack: Advancing Caregiver Health Through Innovations” in downtown Richmond in March.

PHOTO: BSW VideoVIDEO: BSW Students Discuss the Major

April 14, 2016

BSW students give a series of brief interviews about the Social Work major at JMU.

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SW Alumna Facilitating Growth in Autism Services

April 6, 2016

The Social Work Department opens a variety of different career paths to students. Alee LaCalamito (’13) has carried her social work skills into the field of behavioral health.

PHOTO: JMU students and Valley Scholars

Valley Scholars Celebrate Family Day with CHBS Activities

April 6, 2016

Valley Scholars’ second Annual Family Day was held on December fifth exclusively with departments from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) on the JMU campus.

PHOTO: Tamarus Current-Athlete Feature - Tay Crutchfield

February 25, 2016

JMU Football player and SW student, Tay Crutchfield is featured in this profile story.


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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >